abduct


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abduct

verb carry away, convey away, decamp, deprive, ensnare, impress, kidnap, pirate, purloin, ravish, shanghai, spirit away, subjugate, take away, take by force, take surreptitiously
Associated concepts: kidnapping
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: carry away, hijack, kidnap
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Typically, these women abduct newborns from hospitals or from the child's home, and often live miles away from the place of the abduction.
ROSAMOND - A freed Georgia rapist facing charges of trying to abduct a teenager last month in Palmdale has now been charged in the kidnapping of three other young women less than two hours later in Rosamond.
The NPA abducts innocent civilians to use as human shields,' he said.